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M1 roadworks lifted for the hols

Roadworks on the M1 around Luton are among 300 miles of works being lifted to help people travelling this May bank holiday.

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Mum hits out at school bans on fidget spinners

Mum hits out at school bans on fidget spinners

A mum who claims a fidget spinner proved a “miraculous” help to her son’s ability to learn has hit out at schools choosing to ban the gadgets.

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Supermarket recalls chicken tikka chunks which may contain glass

SPAR is recalling its Tikka Chicken Chunks because it may contain small pieces of glass.

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M&S ‘cock-up’ as veggie recipe contains chicken

M&S ‘cock-up’ as veggie recipe contains chicken

Marks and Spencer has upset thousands of its veggie customers by celebrating National Vegetarian Week with a link to recipes - including CHICKEN.

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Is this £4 Asda jumper offensive?

Is this £4 Asda jumper offensive?

A mum has complained to Asda over an offensive jumper in their childrens wear section deeming it to be offensive.

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Bedford’s Charles Wells brewery to be sold lock, stock and barrel in £55m deal

Bedford’s Charles Wells brewery to be sold lock, stock and barrel in £55m deal

Bedford’s historic Charles Wells brewery is to be been sold lock, stock and barrel to pub giants Marston’s.

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Caught on camera!

Caught on camera!

Thousands of motorists driving through Bedfordshire on the M1 have been caught speeding by smart motorway cameras between junctions 10 and 13.

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MBTC Autotech

Bedfordshire businessmen nominated for two major industry awards

Three businessmen are celebrating two major award nominations, which firmly puts their company, Autotech Recruit, at the forefront of the recruitment industry.

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Boozy ice lollies set for sale in Aldi

Summer’s about to get a tad bit boozier as discount supermarket Aldi has announced new premium adult-only ice popsicles.

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Children’s nightlights recalled over safety fears

A range of nightlights available in the likes of Boots, Mothercare, Tesco and Sainsbury’s have been recalled over fears that the products could overheat and pose a safety issue.

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Its bring your dog to work day on June 23rd

It’s bring your dog to work day next month: 7 tips to stay out of the doghouse with HR

Ahead of this year’s Bring Your Dog To Work Day - the event’s founders have published guidance for HR departments of the companies who want to take part.

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Cure for baldness and grey hair a step closer

Cure for baldness and grey hair a step closer

A cream or ointment may soon cure baldness or stop hair turning grey, a new study suggests.

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A new Co op store is to open in Queens Drive, Bedford

New Co-op store in Bedford to create 15 new jobs

Fifteen new jobs are to be created with plans to open a new Co-op store in Bedford,

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MBTC Harpur Centre

Get a chance to have a say on plans to redevelop Bedford’s Harpur Centre

Plans to renovate and redevelop Bedford’s Harpur Centre go on display on Thursday, May 11.

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B&Q recall

B&Q recalls heaters over safety fears

Home improvement and DIY chain B&Q has recalled a pair of heaters due to safety concerns.

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Kodi users who illegally watch films and TV shows could face up to 10 years in prison

Kodi users who illegally watch films and TV shows could face up to 10 years in prison

A new law has been passed which could mean ten years in prison for those using their Kodi box to watch illegal streams.

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Currys recall

Curry’s recall tumble dryer over fire fears

A popular range of tumble dryers has been recalled by Curry’s following safety fears.

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FIGHTING FAKE NEWS: Campaign launches to combat misinformation and unsubstantiated facts

Today we join a nationwide campaign supported by the newspaper industry to fight fake news and are urging readers to get involved.

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Deputy chairman of Johnston Press's Editorial Board, Gary Shipton

FIGHTING FAKE NEWS: Why this campaign is at the heart of our role in the community

As we approach the most significant national election in a generation, the need for independent local newspapers and their websites to report and explain the issues in an entirely neutral, honest and balanced way is essential.

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Primark set to launch bridal collection

Prepare for bride-mania across the country as Primark is set to introduce its own pre-wedding bridal range including lingerie, nightwear and novelty items.

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